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Chemical Castration Condition for Parole in Alabama

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Alabama’s Governor, Kay Ivey, signed a controversial bill requiring “chemical castration” as a condition of parole for people convicted of certain sex crimes. This article will take a closer look at the Alabama law and discuss the potential medical and social issues surrounding the treatment. You are reading page 4 of Chemical Castration Condition for Parole in Alabama. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.

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6 minutes ago, TriciaJ said:

I'm not sure I agree with the word "forced".  No one is forced.  If it is the only way to be eligible for parole then it is an option.  The other option is to keep them locked up to keep the rest of us safer from predation.

Forced only in the sense that if they want to be eligible for parole they must take the drugs (in Alabama).  I have no problem with this.  Half the guys that I went to school with have wreaked their lives with sexual promiscuity, multiple kids, infidelity, or just a fortune spent chasing women.  Honestly, many men would lead happier, more productive lives if they had access to these drugs, not just sexual offenders. Having said that I believe that child predators should face life imprisonment which would make the issue moot.

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